Saturday, November 7, 2009

Pop Culture Universe is now available at this library!

An electronic resource of American and world popular culture, past and present, searchable by decades:

• Clothing and Fashions
• Food and Drink
• Sports and Leisure
• TV and Movies
• Music and Literature
• and far more


Features:

Content: Includes more than 300 volumes of reviewed, published material comprising thousands of articles, fully indexed by a team of librarians and subject specialists.

Decades Pages: one-stop, informative, "at a glance" overviews of pop culture from the 1920s to the present, including the movies, TV shows, awards, stars, fads, buzzwords, fashions, and news items that defined each decade.

Classroom Resources: lesson plans and professional reading to help teachers use pop culture in the classroom, along with audiovisual how-to guides and "help wizards" that will sharpen students’ research and writing skills.

PCU Blog: the opinions and insights of pop culture authors, editors, and students on the hot topics of the day.

Images: hundreds of photos illustrating all aspects of pop culture.


There are multiple ways to get information:
• Browse for an article of interest by selecting a subject in the left column and continue selecting categories of interest
• Do a Quick Search at the top of the page (keyword search)
• Search from the categories at the top right of the page (Decades Index Browse Title List)

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